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 Teniente) January 01, 2018
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In this episode we’ll be looking at two British soldiers in occupied Burma.

Major Hugh Seagrim operated for two years behind the Japanese lines, organising Karen resistance before he was eventually forced to surrender. Seagrim crosses paths with Roy Pagani, trying to make his way back to...read more

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 Teniente) September 15, 2017
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In 1940 the Germans achieved stunning successes with the use of airborne troops, the Fallschirmjäger.  The first recorded attack by parachutists was in Denmark against the fortress at  Masnedø. The reputed impregnable fortress at...read more

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 Teniente) September 01, 2017
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In this episode Angus is looking at Operation Tonga, the British airborne element that led the way during the D-Day landings in 1944.

Angus is joined by Stephen Wright.

Stephen is keenly interested in the operation, an operation his uncle was killed taking part in. For the last...read more

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 Teniente) August 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re looking at high ranking British POWs held by the Italians and their attempts at escape. The middle east was considered an Italian theatre, rather than prisoners be shipped to Germany high ranking officers such as Generals ...read more

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 Teniente) July 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re in the Western Desert in 1940-41 looking at the air campaign fought by Raymond Collishaw and his RAF crews.

Collishaw was a WW1 fighter ace. When the war broke out in 1939 now Air Commodore Collishaw he commanded an RAF Group in Egypt. The fighting in the western...read more

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 Teniente) July 01, 2017
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In this episode we’re going to be discussing Bill Cheall.

Bill joined the Green Howard's in 1939, a regiment in the British army, and fought throughout the whole war. He was evacuated through Dunkirk, fought in the Desert, took part in the invasion of Sicily and in 1944 landed on Gold...read more

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 Teniente) June 04, 2017

Four reels discovered by researchers at the Eisenhower Library in 2014, were found to contain the first ever documentary of the D-Day landings. Intended as an initial report and produced in only days, the film was screened for military leadership and is mentioned in OSS reports as having been...read more

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 Teniente) June 04, 2017

Historian David Fletcher MBE presents the thirty-eighth Tank Chat about the Churchill tank,  the last infantry tank design of the war and one of the most successful British tank designs of the Second World War. This tank is also the last Churchill VII of the production line (sometimes called the...read more

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 Teniente) May 22, 2017

On this rare footage you can see various shots of a desert tank recovery unit at work, during North African Campaign. The men head out on a long transporter across the desert  under fire to recover damaged tanks and take them back on their transporter to camp.

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